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other / (sth or sb) else / the rest
  *其* | 其* | *其
his / her / its / their / that / such / it (refers to sth preceding it)
other / the others / else / other than it / in addition to the thing mentioned above
among / in / included among these
actually / in fact / really
and / as well as
especially / particularly
especially / most of all / above all / in particular
the rest / the others / remaining / remainder / apart from them
next / secondly
rather than... / 與其|与其 A 不如 B (rather than A, better to B)
(idiom) baffling / inexplicable
next / later / after that
in between / within that interval / in the meantime
secondly / the other (usu. of two) / the second
khaki (loanword)
to arise abruptly / to arrive suddenly / happening suddenly
its place / one's appointed place / the place for that
not just in name only, but also in reality (idiom)
Turkish (language)
to let nature take its course (idiom)
to take pleasure in sth (idiom)
one's own (respective) / proprietary
to bear the brunt
to follow closely behind sb or sth (idiom)
just as expected / told you so
lit. their number cannot be counted (idiom); fig. countless / innumerable
included / within that
to produce the opposite of the desired result
to do sth when least expected (idiom); to catch sb off guard
a tiny bit / very little / next to nothing (idiom)
(of relations) joyous and harmonious
thirdly / the third
To do a good job, an artisan needs the best tools (idiom). Good tools are prerequisite to the successful execution of a job
(confirm to be) true / authentic
boundless joy
not to mind taking all the trouble (idiom) / to take great pains / to be very patient
as if nothing had happened (idiom); calmly / nonchalantly
To do a good job, an artisan needs the best tools (idiom). Good tools are prerequisite to the successful execution of a job
besides / in addition / apart from that
(idiom) appropriate / apt / just right
to take the best / to absorb the essence
at most / at best
to tackle a difficult job (idiom) / to do sth reluctantly
to find amusement in one's own way / to enjoy oneself quietly
cappuccino (loanword)
rampant / very popular
to use sth to the full / to make the best use of everything
to satisfy rival demands (idiom) / to get the best of both worlds / to have it both ways / to have one's cake and eat it too
boundless joy
hear what he says and observe what he does (idiom, from Analects); judge a person not by his words, but by his actions
(idiom) nothing special to look at / unprepossessing
to adapt to sb's taste / to fit sb's fancy
used properly / used for its intended purpose / to put to good use / to serve its purpose
employ one's talent to the fullest / everyone gives of their best
lit. to eat off one's own strength (idiom) / fig. to stand on one's own feet / to earn one's own living
to settle for second best / the next best thing
to come at the right time / to be opportune
to go one's own way (idiom); to act independently without asking others
to make a story or theory consistent / to give a plausible explanation / to plug the holes in one's story
to talk big / to sound off / bombastic / grandiloquent
to remove the dross / to discard the dregs
each in the correct place / each is provided for
to eat one's own fruit (idiom); fig. suffering the consequences of one's own action / to reap what one has sown
to do the very opposite / to act in a diametrically opposite way
many superficial changes but no departure from the original stand (idiom); plus ça change, plus ça reste la mème chose
a Turk / Turkish person
to call by the glorified name of (idiom)
hear what he says and observe what he does (idiom, from Analects); judge a person not by his words, but by his actions
committing all manner of crimes / completely unscrupulous
As the teacher, so the pupil. (idiom)
to exaggerate / to overstate the facts
serious about the matter
cannot escape censure (idiom) / has to bear the blame
to reap where one has not sown (idiom)
to be pestered beyond endurance
don't meddle in affairs that are not part of your position (Confucius)
to treat a matter with due consideration (idiom)
to exaggerate
take the cream, discard the dross (political and educational slogan) / keep what is good, discard the rest / You need to be selective when studying. / In modernizing the country, don't accept uncritically all foreign ideas.
unable to put up with (sth) any longer
to use an opponent's own methods to obtain retribution (idiom, from Song dynasty neo-Confucianist Zhu Xi 朱熹); to get revenge by playing sb back at his own game / to give sb a taste of his own medicine
to speak evasively (idiom); beating about the bush
Republic of Macedonia (former Yugoslav republic)
Qian Qichen (1928-2017), former Chinese vice premier
lit. treasuring a jade ring becomes a crime (idiom); to get into trouble on account of a cherished item / fig. A person's talent will arouse the envy of others.
to look favorably on sth / would be glad see it happen
each one does what he thinks is right (idiom) / each goes his own way
variant of 莫名其妙
I'd like to hear the details
matchless / without equal / there is nothing better
one of the given (options etc) / the first / firstly
to accomplish the whole task at one stroke (idiom)
looks impressive but is worthless (idiom) / not as good as it looks / a reputation with no substance
to act as one thinks fit / to have one's own way

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